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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Soaring Manta Rays
Staff | Mar 12, 2018
The colossal fish bank like airplanes when turning.
Image of the Day: Dumbo Octopus Hatchling
Staff | Feb 21, 2018
The baby cephalopod looks and behaves like an adult from the moment it emerges from the egg.
Image of the Day: Cuttlefish Camouflage
Staff | Feb 16, 2018
The cephalopod’s unique ability to disguise itself relies on a single motor nerve exclusively dedicated to skin tension and papillary control.
Amazonian Fish Genome Challenges Long-Held Assumptions About Asexual Reproduction
Jim Daley | Feb 15, 2018
, an all-female fish species, has a surprisingly robust genome.
Image of the Day: Caught Red-Handed
Staff | Jan 26, 2018
Divers come upon a new population of red handfish near Tasmania.
Photos of the Year
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 24, 2017
From a plastic-munching coral to see-through frogs, here are
’s favorite images from 2017.
Image of the Day: Sea Dinosaur
Staff | Dec 15, 2017
Palaeontologists have discovered the oldest fossil evidence to date for small, stiff-necked, sea-dwelling reptiles.
Image of the Day: Lonesome Clam
Staff | Dec 12, 2017
Researchers have undertaken a comprehensive study on the status of giant clams across the world.
Image of the Day: Right Whale or Left Whale?
Staff | Dec 11, 2017
Scientists examine lateralized behaviors in blue whales.
Cataloging Fungal Life in Antarctic Seas
Ignacio Amigo | Dec 1, 2017
Brazilian researchers report a relatively large diversity of fungi in marine ecosystems surrounding Antarctica, but warn that climate change could bring unpleasant surprises.